Content Tagged As regulations

1 year 4 months ago

Gov't tightening up reporter guidelines

WASHINGTON (AP) - A Justice Department official says the law enforcement agency is toughening up its guidelines for subpoenaing reporters' phone records by increasing the likelihood that news organizations will receive advance notice so that they can challenge the government's planned action. The official said the department also is raising...

2 years 9 months ago

El Paso County passes version of oil and gas regs

On the eve of a four-month moratorium ending on oil and gas operations, on Tuesday El Paso County Commissioners passed regulations to handle the industry moving forward; even with state officials expressing "grave concern." The regulations were a much smaller version than was originally proposed by the planning commission. ...

2 years 10 months ago

Drilling advances prompt talk of new CO law

DENVER (AP) - New technology is putting oil and gas drills closer to populated areas in Colorado. And it's raising tension in Colorado over who regulates where drilling can be done. Horizontal drilling, hydraulic fracturing and other advances are allowing energy companies to drill in more populated areas. As a...

2 years 10 months ago

Regulations for Colorado business could change

DENVER (AP) - Colorado Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper will be talking about ideas to reduce regulation on businesses. The governor and the executive director of the Department of Regulatory Agencies will be announcing recommendations Monday morning that were crafted after meeting with businesses across the state. They're part of...

3 years 2 months ago

Last public marijuana bank closing accounts

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - The last bank in Colorado that was publicly doing business with the medical marijuana industry is closing all of those accounts because of concerns over regulations and legal issues. Bank vice president John Whitten says those issues need to be resolved before banks can resume...

3 years 3 months ago

After accidents, tougher pipeline rules proposed

Republican and Democratic lawmakers are considering plans that could spur major upgrades to the nation's aging energy pipelines, driven by a string of recent oil spills, deadly natural gas blasts and what they call federal regulators' inaction. Since last summer, major pipeline accidents have destroyed neighborhoods in California and...

3 years 5 months ago

Staying safe around the water

Pueblo Fire Department is asking people to stay safe around the water. Anyone in the water must have a Coast Guard approved life jacket, all water devices must be improved. Do not go over any low-head dams; get out before, and re-enter the water downstream. You should not use...

3 years 8 months ago

Pot docs face new rules in Colorado

DENVER (AP) - Colorado's dispute over which doctors can recommend medical marijuana could become more confusing this week when state health authorities consider tighter limits at the same time lawmakers debate conflicting rules. One question is whether doctors with conditions on their medical licenses - such as a surgeon...

3 years 10 months ago

Marijuana patients challenge new regulations

Some medical marijuana patients filed a petition yesterday to stop Colorado's looming regulations for how pot is sold. The group of marijuana patients have asked the state's Supreme Court to overturn large parts of two Colorado laws passed last year that will regulate the medical marijuana industry. The patients'...

3 years 11 months ago

Tough, new marijuana rules posted in Colorado

DENVER (AP) - Marijuana sellers in Colorado are expected to have to wear photo badges, and patients will have new limits on changing their primary dispensaries. The changes are among Colorado's 99-page list of draft rules posted this week by Colorado regulators crafting the nation's most extensive rules for...

4 years 1 month ago

Lockheed Martin to sell EIG unit for $815M

Lockheed Martin says it has agreed to sell its enterprise integration group to the private equity firm Veritas Capital for $815 million in cash. Lockheed Martin, which is based in Bethesda, Maryland, announced its plan to sell the group in June along with the Pacific Architects and Engineers unit...

4 years 1 month ago

FAA proposes new rules for helicopter safety

The Federal Aviation Administration is proposing stricter flight rules for helicopters, including requiring all craft be equipped with an electronic system that warns of terrain or other obstacles. The proposals were released Thursday. The FAA says helicopter crashes are on the rise. In 2008, six accidents involving medical...

4 years 1 month ago

Governor Ritter changes rules on anesthesia

Gov. Bill Ritter announced Monday that Colorado will opt out of a federal Medicare rule that requires physician supervision in rural hospitals for certified registered nurse anesthetists. Colorado will join 15 other states - many of them large, Western and rural - that have opted out of the rule since...

4 years 5 months ago

Fords may have floor mat problems

Federal safety regulators are looking into reports of gas pedals that become stuck under floor mats of 2010 Ford Fusions and Mercury Milans. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it has received only three complaints of gas pedals getting trapped under unsecured all weather floor mats. There are...

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